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April 23, 1950 (Sunday)
- 1950 Stanley Cup Finals: In one of the most closely matched Stanley Cup finals in NHL history, the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings faced each other in Game 7. The Rangers had won Game 4 and Game 5 in overtime, and the teams were tied 3–3 at the end of regulation in the deciding match, and at the end of the first overtime. The Rangers won in double overtime, 4-3, on a goal by Pete Babando, who had made only six goals during the regular season.
- 1950 NBA Finals: The Minneapolis Lakers (now the Los Angeles Lakers) defeated the Syracuse Nationals (now the Philadelphia 76ers), 110-95, to win the NBA championship, 4 games to 2.
- Born: Reggie Leach, Canadian NHL player known as "The Riverton Rifle"; 1975–76 NHL goals leader and Conn Smythe Trophy winner; in Riverton, Manitoba
- Died: William Alexander, 60, American college football and basketball coach for Georgia Tech, and inductee to College Football Hall of Fame